[Gluster-users] Problem using fixed-uid with glusterfs 3.1.4 (error says: fixed-uid does not exist???)

Amar Tumballi amar at gluster.com
Thu Apr 21 04:54:18 UTC 2011

Hi Cal,

At present the mount format of glusterfs doesn't support fixed uid/gid. Even
that is not bought in as the CLI option. Currently best option for you is
using NFS if fixed uid/gid is critical.


On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 9:14 PM, Cal Leeming [Simplicity Media Ltd] <
cal.leeming at simplicitymedialtd.co.uk> wrote:

> Hey all,
> I've got a bit of a problem. I have a server (meisje) which hosts a
> glusterfs volume, and another server (courtney) which mounts it. (Also
> Annabelle, which does the same thing as courtney)
> On courtney, I'm trying to mount the volume with a fixed UID/GID.
> I've tried to do this via the mount options (uid=2000,gid=2000), but this
> failed.
> I've also tried to do this on the glusterfs server itself by using:
>  root at meisje.simplicitymedialtd.co.uk[/mnt/encstore/simplicitymedialtd-ds] > gluster volume set
> simplicitymedialtd-ds fixed-uid 20000
> option : fixed-uid does not exist
> Did you mean cache-size or disable?
> The problem with using the second option, is that each server which is
> mounting the directory, will need a different UID/GID (courtney needs
> 2000/2000, annabelle needs 2001/2001, etc etc).
> Using NFS is an option, although I'd much prefer to use GlusterFS client
> natively.
> If anyone could give me a heads up, it'd be very much appreciated!
> Thanks
> Cal
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